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Marina Piccola

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Italian, Chowder, Pasta
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Via Lo Scalo, 16, 19010 Manarola, Italy
0187 920923
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Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pretty Good across the Board

Great location at the Marina in Manarola, perched on the point above the harbor. As expected, it specializes in seafood and did a pretty good job with it. We had just arrived from Florence and were looking for a quiet place to relax and eat. Truth is, this restaurant is not quiet, but we had a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
John L
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Lilburn, Georgia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Food was fresh. Good service. Always eat fish I'm Manarola. If you stay at. The top of the hill, you must walk down and back up. Good exercise to digest your food.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I was by myself, and headed here for an early dinner. Plenty of tables but I was only given an option of seating in the edges with a limited view of the seafront. took my seat and was asked to move by the next waitress. Came for the stuffed mussels, it was good, but not great. Had a glass of... More 

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Kirkland
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great view of the water and wonderful seafood. This was a wonderful refuge from the giant tour groups working their way through the city. The house wine was great and the tuna even better.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were there late so the service was limited at best. Pasta was ok. Fish had no side dishes at all. Pork dish was quite good. They were out of most desserts. Maybe earlier in the evening, it would be better.

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Yomitan-son, Japan
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5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We picked this restaurant because of its location on the shore, but the service was lacking. The wait staff were very nice but they were extremely busy. We should have known something would go wrong when our waitress came back to the table to reconfirm our remaining order long after our caprese salad was served. We waited a tad over... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great location at the Marina in Manarola, perched on the point above the harbor. As expected, it specializes in seafood and did a pretty good job with it. We had just arrived from Florence and were looking for a quiet place to relax and eat. Truth is, this restaurant is not quiet, but we had a very enjoyable meal regardless.... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The meal was fine but when we got the bill we got a shock. They charged us for the table cloth and the basket of bread on the table. I think 10 Euros is an excessive charge for things that should be included with the service. When we asked about the charge the manager said that all restaurants in Italy... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Set right on the harbor, the location couldn't be better. Staff were friendly and efficient. Food was good. After a long day traveling we wolfed down a seafood risotto for 2.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Loved the view!! The service was fun and the food was to die for!!! The fish is delicious and the mussels great!!! It's a most in town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The restaurant is very good for a romantic dinner in the sunset with great view to the sunset. The service was very friendly and helpful. The prices are reasonable as the food is good and for a touristic city like Manarola great quality

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lo Scalo, 16, 19010 Manarola, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Manarola
  • Phone Number: 0187 920923

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 59
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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